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T0ad: “Pornography is the sacred veil covering the plain (non-sexual) body”

T0ad: “Pornography is the sacred veil covering the plain (non-sexual) body”

All over the world there are taboos that stop things being discussed, when a discussion might make people aware of a problem and sometimes

After Charlie Hebdo: The free speech fight begins at home

After Charlie Hebdo: The free speech fight begins at home

Threats against freedom of expression come in all shapes and sizes. We need to stand up to the bullies together.

Was the #BrusselsLockdown just the latest in a series of Belgian media violations?

Was the #BrusselsLockdown just the latest in a series of Belgian media violations?

Following the murderous barbarism in France last month, a state of alert was subsequently declared in Belgium amid concerns that a "Paris-style" attack

France’s state of emergency poses threat to press freedom

France’s state of emergency poses threat to press freedom

Index's Mapping Media Freedom correspondent Valeria Costa-Kostritsky looks at how emergency powers enacted to combat terrorism in France also pose dangers to a free press

Ten countries where people have been arrested over social media messages

Ten countries where people have been arrested over social media messages

This week prominent Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab was sentenced to six months over a tweet

Opinions are protected by the right to freedom of expression

The arrest of French comedian Dieudonné today appears to be connected to a Facebook comment he posted after Sunday’s march in Paris in which he said he felt he “finally returned home… I feel like Charlie Coulibaly” – remarks that have been interpreted as condoning the action of one of the terrorists involved in

Targeted cartoonists show support for Charlie Hebdo

Targeted cartoonists show support for Charlie Hebdo

Cartoonists have been among the most visual in their reaction to the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Musa Kart and Xavier Bonilla, who have both been targeted by their governments, share their thoughts.

How cartoonists responded to the attack on Charlie Hebdo

How cartoonists responded to the attack on Charlie Hebdo

People around the world show solidarity with the French satirical magazine

Changes at France Culture bring accusations of censorship

The decision not to air the last episode of Du Jour au Lendermain and recent budget cuts have critics up in arms over changes to the cultural arm of France Radio. Valeria Costa-Kostritsky reports

Dieudonne is a racist. And he has a right to free speech

Dieudonne is a racist. And he has a right to free speech

It's important to look ugly arguments in the eye, says Padraig Reidy

French magazine raises specter of racism and press freedoms

French magazine raises specter of racism and press freedoms

An obscure 16 page-long French far-right magazine recently put France's black justice minister Christiane Taubira on its cover, comparing her to a monkey. Valeria Costa-Kostritsky reports on the fallout

France: Strict defamation and privacy laws limit free expression

France: Strict defamation and privacy laws limit free expression

Freedom of expression is generally protected in France, although is limited by strict defamation and privacy laws. Several laws have passed since 1972 that have further restricted this fundamental right.

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